Solved Crossfire nvidia quadro fx 5500 and radeon sapphire 6850 Tags: Graphics Cards Sapphire Radeon Crossfire Quadro Nvidia Graphics Last response: June 13, 2012 2:45 PM in Graphics & Displays Share moobius June 13, 2012 1:24:01 PM Hello, the title pretty much says it all. i have a radeon sapphire 6850 installed now. my friend gave me a nvidia quadro fx 5500 and i was just curious if i can crossfire them safely without burning out my motherboard (asus M5_A88-Evo More about : crossfire nvidia quadro 5500 radeon sapphire 6850 Best solution blade061188 a b U Graphics card June 13, 2012 1:41:18 PM Share The short answer is no. Crossfire is the AMD technology for pairing two AMD GPUs. You have an nVidia workstation GPU and an AMD consumer GPU. Workstation GPUs are not optimized for gaming, and are better used for things like AutoCAD moobius June 13, 2012 1:46:40 PM Best answer selected by moobius. Related resources Radeon 6850 / NVIDIA Quadro Fx 3400/4400 - Forum Sapphire 100225L Radeon HD 3870 and 3ds max 9. - Forum Quadro vs. GeForce> The Best for AutoCad, Solidworks, Sketchup, CS6 ? - Forum Workstation-Shootout: ATi FireGL V7600 vs. Nvidia Quadro FX 4600 - Forum 7900GTX or Quadro4500/5500 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer moobius June 13, 2012 1:48:35 PM so i wouldn't hardly(or at all) benefit from putting it in? blade061188 a b U Graphics card June 13, 2012 1:53:04 PM Not unless you run them for different purposes. You could use the 6850 for gaming and the quadro for rendering (if you do anything like that) If you are only gaming, there's no benefit to putting it in. moobius June 13, 2012 2:45:44 PM alright ill just make an attempt to sell it then, thank you blade061188 your knowledge is much appreciated. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Sapphire 6850 1GB vs 6850 2GB vs 6870 Forum Nvidia 8800 vs. quadro fx 4600 Forum [ Radeon HD 6850 - 500w] PSU Computer turns off when gaming? Forum Sapphire release the Radeon HD3850 for AGP! Forum Most Powerful, Expensive Computer Ever! Forum Will FX -8120 bottleneck HD 6850 Crossfire ? Forum What motherboard would fit AMD Phenom II + Sapph Radeon 6850 ? Forum Quadro FX 580 or Firepro V4800. for simulation, budget $200 Forum 9600pr0 256 or fx5500 256? Forum Asus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix Forum [Solved] Need new Graphic Card as old Graphic Card (RADEON HD5970) is spoilt Forum Will a Sapphire 7950 run without any problems on Amd 1100t processor? Forum Sapphire HD6950 2GB - CoolerMaster HAF-X - DisplayPort Blocked? Forum Radeon HD5770 too hot? Forum HELP! Nvidia 560 Ti won't detect... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !